Features

August 30, 2016

Fast Facts

Our Creation Study Center in Ridgefield, Washington, includes two large wall murals (of Mount St. Helens erupting and a dinosaur caught in the Genesis Flood), a gigantic 5-foot dinosaur femur bone, and a hands-on sand area where kids can dig up and keep fossils.

August 30, 2016

Fast Facts

Our efforts have delivered more than 235,000 books and 1.3 million pieces of free literature after visiting more than 2 million homes in the Northwest.

August 30, 2016

Every Northwest Adventist institution has an obligation to carry out its mission with an honest regard for financial accountability. Part of that accountability comes in the form of regular audits of financial records — many of which are done by the staff from the regional office of the General Conference Auditing Services (GCAS) located in Vancouver, Washington.

August 30, 2016 / Kim Strobel

Faith and Learning

A Report to the Constituency of Walla Walla University

At Walla Walla University, learning takes place within a framework of faith. “It’s the context in which we conduct our academic pursuits,” says Bob Cushman, vice president for academic administration. “Faith pervades the entire range of life and learning here.”

August 30, 2016

Fast Facts

$678,022 was given by the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) for Hispanic scholarships within the K–12 educational program.

A total of $19,223,642 was given by the NPUC and its conferences to Walla Walla University.

The NPUC received a clean, unqualified audit opinion for each year during this quinquennium.

August 30, 2016

Fast Facts

Broke the 100,000 membership mark on June 30, 2016.

Is the only union in the North American Division that has taken average church attendance figures from all churches during the past four years.

Held one conference clerk training session and one retirement training session for conference clerks during the past five years.

August 30, 2016

Fast Facts

More than 2 million pages are printed each month to provide the Gleaner to Northwest Adventist homes.

During 2014–2015, the Gleaner received eight awards from the Society of Adventist Communicators, including Best Magazine, Best Feature, Best Column, Best Website and Best E-Newsletter.

August 30, 2016

Fast Facts

Monte Church travels more than 120,000 miles every year to visit far-flung Native groups throughout the NPUC.

There are 17 Native churches and companies in the NPUC, with nearly 2,400 members.

Three new Native church buildings have been built since last constituency session.